Ever since it was announced that Keanu Reeves would be bringing his incredibly handsome voice to the world of Toy Story 4 we’ve been waiting for more info about his mystery character. And on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon Buzz Lightyear himself teased a little bit about Reeve’s enigmatic new addition, as well as talking about the emotional beats of the upcoming sequel.As well as alluding to Reeve’s character’s size–which happens to be a couple of inches, just like a green army man–Allen also waxed lyrical about how excited he was about woking with Reeves as well as sharing a little story about crafting the charater together. â€œKeanu Reeves has got a great part,â€ Allen said. â€œActually, a little inside story, even [Reeves] said â€” gentle, wonderful guy that he is â€” â€˜This sounds too much like Buzz Lightyear.â€™ And his character does have an edge to that. And the guy said, â€˜So we calmed him down a little bit,â€™ and they reminded me his toy is only that big.â€
Though many of us struggled with the emotional rollercoaster that was Toy Story 3Â Allen hinted that the new movie would be leaning even further into the poignant psychological explorations that the series has been known for. “The last scene of that movie was… I couldn’t even get through it, and I thought there were pages after it. And I read it and I had to turn around from looking at it in the studio, because it was so emotional.” Allen shared.Are you excited to see (hear) Reeves take on his first voice acting role? Just happy that we’re getting another Toy Story? Jump in the comments and let us know!
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